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Media Literacy

ShowMe the iPads!

Untitled from Ms. V on Vimeo. iPads are a hit in our Kindergarten and First Grade classes! Students were introduced to applications such as ShowMe, which they used to take various types camera shots — “close-ups”, “mid shots”, and “wide shots” — that they learned about in media literacy class. They also used the drawing … Continue reading

Typing.com at PS 130
Media Literacy

Typing.com at PS 130

Fast keyboarding skills unlock students’ potential to capture and organize their thoughts, and communicate and collaborate with others on the computer.  Keyboarding has also become part of the national writing standards. Common Core Keyboarding Standards: Grade 2: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.2.6 With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, … Continue reading